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Repository@Napier
URL:http://www.napier.ac.uk/research-and-innovation/repository
Organisation:Edinburgh Napier University
Address:Edinburgh, EH14 1DJ
Country:United Kingdom
Location:Latitude: 55.933500 & Longitude: -3.212500, Google Map
Description:This site provides access to the research output of the institutions staff and students. Many items are not available as full-text. This is the institutional repository of Napier University in Edinburgh. At present it contains metadata for the c800 items submitted to the RAE in 2008, together with the full-text of about twenty theses and journal articles. A university-wide mandate to deposit has been approved by the Academic Board for it is intended that this will, in time, hold the complete intellectual output of university academic staff and research students. Author, Department, Subject and Year of Publication searches are provided, together with field controlled search facilities.
Type:Institutional - Operational
Size:10377 items (2017-11-09)
OAI-PMH:http://napier-surface.worktribe.com/oaiprovider
Software:Worktribe
Subjects:Multidisciplinary
Content:Articles; References; Conferences; Theses; Unpublished; Books; Multimedia
Languages:English
Contacts:Mr Malcolm Jones (repository@napier.ac.uk), Administrator
OpenDOAR ID:1334, Last reviewed: 2016-12-20, Suggest an update for this record
Link to this record: http://opendoar.org/id/1334/
Standardised Metadata Policy for information describing items in the repository

    Grade: Metadata re-use permitted for not-for-profit purposes
  1. Anyone may access the metadata free of charge.
  2. The metadata may be re-used in any medium without prior permission for not-for-profit purposes provided:
    • the OAI Identifier or a link to the original metadata record are given
    • the repository is mentioned
Standardised Data Policy for full-text and other full data items

    Grade: Rights vary for the re-use of full data items
  1. Access to some or all full items is controlled.
  2. Single copies of full items can be:
    • reproduced in any format or medium
    • for personal research or study purposes without prior permission or charge.
    provided:
    • the authors, title and full bibliographic details are given
    • the content is not changed in any way
  3. Full items must not be harvested by robots except transiently for citation analysis
  4. Full items must not be sold commercially in any format or medium without formal permission of the copyright holders.
  5. Some full items are individually tagged with different rights permissions and conditions.
  6. This repository is not the publisher; it is merely the online archive.
  7. Mention of the repository is appreciated but not mandatory.
Standardised Content Policy for types of document & data set held

    Grade: Content policies defined
  1. This is an institutional or departmental repository.
  2. Subject Specialities:
    • Fine and Performing Arts
    • Biology and Biochemistry
    • Geography and Regional Studies
    • History and Archaeology
    • Language and Literature
    • Ecology and Environment
    • Mathematics and Statistics
    • Business and Economics
    • Health and Medicine
    • Education
    • Law and Politics
    • Architecture
    • Library and Information Science
    • Civil Engineering
    • Management and Planning
    • Computers and IT
    • Psychology
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering and Materials
  3. The repository holds all types of materials.
  4. Deposited items may include:
    • submitted versions (as sent to journals for peer-review)
    • accepted versions (author's final peer-reviewed drafts)
    • published versions (publisher-created files)
  5. Items are individually tagged with:
    • their version type and date.
    • their peer-review status.
    • their publication status.
  6. Principal Languages: English
Standardised Submission Policy concerning depositors, quality & copyright

    Grade: Submission policies defined
  1. Items may only be deposited by accredited members, and academic staff of the institution, or their delegated agents.
  2. Authors may only submit their own work for archiving.
  3. Eligible depositors must deposit bibliographic metadata for all their publications.
  4. The administrator only vets items for the eligibility of authors/depositors, relevance to the scope of the repository, valid layout & format, and the exclusion of spam
  5. The validity and authenticity of the content of submissions is the sole responsibility of the depositor.
  6. Items can be deposited at any time, but will not be made publicly visible until any publishers' or funders' embargo period has expired.
  7. Any copyright violations are entirely the responsibility of the authors/depositors.
  8. If the repository receives proof of copyright violation, the relevant item will be removed immediately.
Standardised Preservation Policy

    Grade: Preservation policies defined
  1. Items will be retained indefinitely.
  2. The repository will try to ensure continued readability and accessibility.
  3. The repository is working with external partners to backup items in external archives
  4. The repository regularly backs up its files according to current best practice.
  5. Items may not normally be removed from the repository.
  6. Acceptable reasons for withdrawal include:
    • Journal publishers' rules
    • Proven copyright violation or plagiarism
    • Legal requirements and proven violations
    • National Security
    • Falsified research
    • amage to Reputation of the Institution
  7. Withdrawn items are not deleted per se, but are removed from public view.
  8. Withdrawn items' identifiers/URLs are retained indefinitely.
  9. URLs will continue to point to 'tombstone' citations, to avoid broken links and to retain item histories, with:
    • a link to a replacement version, where available
    • a note explaining the reasons for withdrawal
  10. The metadata of withdrawn items will not be searchable.
  11. If necessary, an updated version may be deposited.
    • The earlier version may be withdrawn from public view.
  12. In the event of the repository being closed down, the database will be transferred to another appropriate archive.

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